Dr. Carlos Samuel

Dr. Carlos Samuel

Assistant Professor, IEM and BCM

Dr. Carlos Samuel is a Lecturer in Integrated Emergency Management at Rabdan Academy. He is originally from Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands and completed his Bachelor of Science (2005) and Master of Science (2007) in Occupational Health and Safety from Iowa State University of Science and Technology. From September 2007 to July 2010, he worked in the private sector as a Risk Consultant. Dr. Samuel completed his Ph.D. (2014) in emergency management from the University of North Texas. His research examined the current status of hazard mitigation planning by understanding the roles, challenges, and success indicators experienced by emergency managers from different office categories. He is excited to be with Rabdan Academy and is happy to be living in the UAE.

  • Ph.D. (Public Administration- Emergency Management) University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA, 2014
  • M.S. (Industrial and Agricultural Technology-Occupational Health & Safety), Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA, 2007
  • B.S. (Industrial Technology-Occupational Health & Safety) Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA, 2005

Integrated Emergency Management and Business Continuity Management

  • Emergency management
  • Hazard mitigation
  • Organizational capacity
  • Collaboration

Publications

  • C. Samuel, N. Keren, M. C. Shelley, Steven A. Freeman. Frequency Analysis of Hazardous Material Transportation Incidents as a Function of Distance from Origin to Incident Location. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 22(5) pp.783-790.
  • D.A. McEntire, C. Samuel (2012). Conclusion: Knowledge Gained from Comparative Emergency Management Research. Comparative Emergency Management: Understanding Disaster Policies, Organizations, and Initiatives from Around the World. http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/edu/CompEmMgmtBookProject.asp. Federal Emergency Management Agency: Emmitsburg, MD.
  • C. Samuel., D.A. McEntire (2011). Emergency Management in the U.S. Virgin Islands: A Small Island Territory with a Developing Program. Comparative Emergency Management: Understanding Disaster Policies, Organizations, and Initiatives from Around the World. http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/edu/CompEmMgmtBookProject.asp. Federal Emergency Management Agency: Emmitsburg, MD.

Conference Presentations

  • C. Samuel. Roles, Challenges and Success Indicators: An Exploration of the Current Status of Hazard Mitigation in Regional North Central Texas Emergency Management. Poster Presenter. June 22, 2014. Hosted by Natural Hazard Center. 39th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Application Workshop. Broomfield, Colorado.
  • C. Samuel. Roles, Challenges, and Success Indicators: An Exploration of the Current Status of Hazard Mitigation in Regional North Central Texas Emergency Management. Poster Presenter. April 5, 2014 Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center Planning For Disaster Resilience Symposium. Texas A & M University College Station, Texas.
  • Benavides. E-governance, City Websites, and Responsiveness: New Technologies and the Spanish Language Media. February 2011 Conference of Minority Public Administrators. Fort Worth, Texas.
  • C. Samuel. Emergency Management in the U.S. Virgin Islands: A Small Island Territory with a Developing Program. June 2011 14th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Conference. Emmitsburg, Maryland.

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